However, today, we have been told by senior member of the US Forest Service and Department of Agriculture that people “above the department”, which I presume means the White House, plan to order the Forest Service to needlessly and illegally close all private operations. I can only assume their intention is to artificially increase the cost of the shutdown as some sort of political ploy.It seems that Mr. Meyer runs a company that operates campgrounds on US Forest Service and Dept Agriculture. Not only does he not cost the government anything, he pays rents to the Treasury. It's mean-spirited, it's vindictive, and it makes no sense. But, there is politics involved and the White House wants to make it as painful as possible.
Thursday, October 03, 2013
White House Being Vindictive
It's bad enough that we're going through a government shutdown without the White House being vindictive. It seems that they're shuttering private companies who pay rent to manage concessions on Federal Lands. As PJMedia reports: